WHAT IS AN ARCHITECT?
An architect is a professional that designs, projects and develops constructions. First of all, an architect has to be able to satisfy people needs and make them possible. They accomplish this by joining the technique and the knowledge of an engineer and the sensitivity and beauty of an artist. Also imagination and creativity are very important, the architect has to create a building from 0 and he has to be able to represent what the client wants taking into acount all the factors.
«What an architect does is build ideas, dreams, materialize ideas, or make dreams come true.» – Alberto Campo Baeza.
To be an architect you have to learn how to analyse buildings, practice your drawing as much as you can, travel to places with different cultures. Also, studying and understanding the techniques of construction as well as the different materials… As Norman Foster said: «To be an architect you have to be optimistic and curious.»